Lyra mystica; hymns and verses on sacred subjects, ancient and modern

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9781236103925: Lyra mystica; hymns and verses on sacred subjects, ancient and modern
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 Excerpt: ...with perfumes The grave unlovely, and dark funeral rooms; That each glad Soul may jpring Upward from earth, and jing, Beholding in her tomb Heaven's opened door, And hearing in her knell His Summons ring--'Come up, dear Child, and dwell in Rejl for evermore.' 228 %ty gncarnatiom The Earth He trod is conjecrated ground; One jlone His Feet have touched hallows the whole, Reclaimed for Heaven's jujl ufes, from the round Of torrid heats, to either utmojl pole: Where He alighted burjl a Spring, that flows To every land, and ever widening goes, Sujlained by what dijlils From the everlajling Hills, And jlill jhall jwell, a River broad and deep, Till its great flood, with all-compelling jweep, The bars and gates of Hell triumphantly o'erleap. Whojb receiveth this, doth all receive: His faith can jbar no further; all the train Of Signs and Wonders written, that doth leave A breach in Nature's jlatutes, to explain By reajbn's rules he aims not, lejl as wije Himjelf profejjing, folly's meed he gain: But, in mute awe profound Upon that holy ground Standing unjhod He hears, amidjl the cries Of jarring doubts and creeds, the jlill jmall Voice Speak to his immojl heart, and trembling doth rejoice. His the unfettered Faith to childhood given, That quejhons not how jiich a thing might be; Whom large experience hinders not that Heaven Should mix with earth, but whoje clear eye doth jee In happy dreams the golden Ladder bending, And Angel-feet for evermore dejcending: Thus human and Divine To childlike hearts combine, Who from the world's Soul-deafening noije retreat, And meekly jitting at the Majler's Feet Lijl to His Heaven-brought Words in contem-plation jweet. lael. LONELY Woman's feeble hand--A mail-clad Warrior in his might-At her tent-door behold her jland To greet the...

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